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Determining an optimum propofol infusion rate for induction of anaesthesia in healthy dogs: a randomized clinical trial

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K. Walters, K. Lehnus, N.-C. Liu and S.E. Bigby | Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia | January 2022
The aim of this randomised, blinded, clinical trial, carried out in a veterinary school hospital in the United Kingdom, was to determine an optimum infusion rate of propofol that permitted rapid tracheal intubation while minimising the duration of postinduction apnoea in healthy dogs...

Outcomes of dogs undergoing surgery for gastric dilatation volvulus after rapid versus prolonged medical stabilization

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E. Lhuillery, L. Velay, S. Libermann, K. Le Boedec, A. Gautherot, L. Bonneau, E. Mongellas, K. Harris and S. Etchepareborde | Veterinary Surgery | January 2022
The aim of this prospective study was to compare the outcomes of dogs with gastric dilatation volvulus (GDV) treated surgically after rapid versus prolonged stabilisation...
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Antimicrobial resistance in clinical bacterial isolates from horses in the UK.

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C.M. Isgren, N.J. Williams, O.D. Fletcher, D. Timofte, R.J. Newton, T.W. Maddox, P.D. Clegg and G.L. Pinchbeck | Equine Veterinary Journal | March 2022
The aim of this prospective observational study was to describe the prevalence of bacteria most commonly isolated from clinical specimens and patterns of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) among bacterial isolates from equine samples sent to six UK diagnostic laboratories over a 12-month period...
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Effect of an antimicrobial stewardship intervention on the prescribing behaviours of companion animal veterinarians: A pre–post study

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B. Walker, F. Sánchez-Vizcaíno and E.N. Barker | Vet Record | February 2022
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) intervention on the antimicrobial prescribing behaviours of first opinion vets at one multi-branch small animal practice in the UK...
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Incidence of and risk factors for surgical site infection following canine limb amputation

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A.R. Billas, J.A. Grimes, D.L. Hollenbeck, V.M. Dickerson, M.L. Wallace and C.W. Schmiedt | Veterinary Surgery | April 2022
The objective of this retrospective study was to identify the prevalence of postoperative surgical site infection (SSI) and risk factors for SSI in dogs following limb amputation...

Prospective cohort study of the association between early lactation mastitis and the presence of sole ulcers in dairy cows

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C. Watson, M. Barden, B.E. Griffiths, A. Anagnostopoulos, H. M. Higgins, C. Bedford, S. Carter, A. Psifidi, G. Banos and G. Oikonomou | Vet Record | February 2022
The main aim of this prospective cohort study was to investigate the association between clinical mastitis (CM) in the first 30 days in milk (DIM) and presence of sole ulcers (SU) in dairy cows in early lactation...

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